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In Depth // Dickies

13 Feb, 2023

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Boardertown

Dickies is a brand of workwear clothing that was founded in 1922 in Bryan, Texas, by C.N. Williamson and E.E. "Colonel" Dickie. The brand started as a bib overall company and quickly expanded into other categories such as shirts, pants, jackets, and coveralls.

Throughout its history, Dickies has been known for producing high-quality, durable workwear that can withstand the demands of manual labor. Through the 1960s and 1970s, the brand became popular among skateboarders who appreciated its rugged style and affordability.

Dickies has a long history of supporting skateboarding and has assembled a formidable team of professional skateboarders from around the world, including Ronnie Sandoval, Jamie Foy, Dylan Jaeb, Guy Mariano and Jake Hayes.

The team are actively involved in product development and help to create clothing and accessories that are specifically designed for skateboarding, with numerous signature ranges released and in development.

Dickies is proud of its association with skateboarding and is committed to supporting the sport and the skateboarding community in the years to come.

Dickies is known for using heavy-duty materials, such as cotton and poly-cotton blends, in its clothing to ensure durability and longevity. The brand also uses reinforced stitching and triple-stitching in key stress areas to increase the strength of its products. The brand is committed to sustainability and has implemented various initiatives to reduce its impact on the environment with increased use of organic cotton, recycled polyester, and low-impact dyes in its products.

Dickies offers a variety of pants, and some of the most popular styles include:

Dickies 874 Work Pants
The classic 874 work pants are one of the most popular styles offered by the brand. They are made from durable twill fabric and feature a classic, flat-front design.

Dickies Slim Straight Leg Pants These pants have a modern, slim fit that is popular with both men and women. They are made from a blend of cotton and polyester and feature a straight leg design.

Dickies Carpenter Pants
These pants are designed for manual labor and feature reinforced pockets, extra tool loops, and a hammer loop. They are made from heavy-duty cotton and are available in a variety of colors.

Dickies Flex Skinny Fit Pants
These pants are designed for a modern, skinny fit and are made from a stretchy, flexible fabric that moves with you. They are available in a variety of colors and are popular with both men and women.

Dickies Loose Fit Double Knee Work Pants
These pants have a loose, relaxed fit and feature double-knee construction for added durability. They are made from heavy-duty cotton and are available in a variety of colors.

In addition to it's pant range, Dickies also produces a range of high qualities, durable tees, fleece, shorts and headwear.

Today, Dickies continues to be a leading brand in the workwear market, offering a wide range of clothing and accessories for men, women, and children. With over 100 years in business, Dickies remains committed to producing high-quality workwear that is built to last.

Shop New Zealand's best range of Dickies workwear online or in Boardertown stores nationwide.

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